Infectious complications after hepatic resection.

  title={Infectious complications after hepatic resection.},
  author={Robert A Garwood and Robert G. Sawyer and Lee Thompson and Reid Adams},
  journal={The American surgeon},
  volume={70 9},
The purpose of this study was to assess the characteristics of surgical infections after hepatic resection (HR) to identify factors accounting for increased postoperative mortality. Advances in operative technique and care have decreased morbidity and mortality after HR. However, infections after HR continue to be a major contributor to postoperative morbidity and mortality. All HR done during a 7-year period were analyzed and compared to our prospective surgical infection database. Factors… CONTINUE READING


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